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View from the Hill: WKU LeaderShape

View from the Hill: WKU LeaderShape

May 18th, 2018

Before the spring semester even ended last week, close to 50 WKU students loaded up on a bus and headed to a rural area to hone their leadership skills. WKU's Amy Bingham has more on WKU LeaderShape in the View from the Hill.

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WKU launching Molecular Biotechnology major this fall

WKU launching Molecular Biotechnology major this fall

May 18th, 2018

A new Molecular Biotechnology major is the next step in the evolution of the genetics program in WKU’s Department of Biology. The new major will begin in the Fall 2018 semester.

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WKU wins Hearst multimedia competition for 7th straight year

WKU wins Hearst multimedia competition for 7th straight year

May 16th, 2018

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has won the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the seventh consecutive year.

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WKU's academic colleges recognize graduates, top students

WKU's academic colleges recognize graduates, top students

May 12th, 2018

WKU’s six academic colleges celebrated their Class of 2018 graduates and recognized top students in ceremonies on Saturday at Diddle Arena.

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WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter to spend week in Pennsylvania

WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter to spend week in Pennsylvania

May 12th, 2018

Members of the WKU Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be spending the first week of their summer break in York, Pennsylvania.

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Class of 2018 celebrates at WKU's 183rd Commencement

Class of 2018 celebrates at WKU's 183rd Commencement

May 11th, 2018

The red towels waved and graduates, their friends and family members cheered as the Class of 2018 celebrated Friday night at WKU’s 183rd Commencement.

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View from the Hill: Ogden Foundation Scholar

View from the Hill: Ogden Foundation Scholar

May 11th, 2018

The Iowa senior being recognized with WKU’s top undergraduate award made genocide the focus of her academic career early on. WKU's Amy Bingham introduces us to Ogden Foundation Scholar Lillian Nellans in the View from the Hill.

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183rd Commencement: WKU to confer nearly 3,300 degrees at May 11 ceremony

183rd Commencement: WKU to confer nearly 3,300 degrees at May 11 ceremony

May 11th, 2018

WKU will reimagine an old tradition (outdoor ceremony) with some new additions (Topper Walk and Big Red Bash) for its 183rd Commencement on May 11.

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WKU students making 6th Bike4Alz cross country ride

WKU students making 6th Bike4Alz cross country ride

May 8th, 2018

Eleven members of a WKU fraternity will make the sixth Bike4Alz cross country ride this summer (May 17 to July 23) to raise money for Alzheimer’s research.

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WKU preparing for 2018-19 International Year of Cuba

WKU preparing for 2018-19 International Year of Cuba

May 7th, 2018

WKU’s Office of International Programs (OIP) is preparing to launch the 2018-19 International Year of (IYO) Cuba.

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View from the Hill: Commencement set for May 11

View from the Hill: Commencement set for May 11

May 7th, 2018

Excitement is building for WKU’s first outdoor commencement ceremony since 2006. WKU's Amy Bingham has a preview of the festivities in the View from the Hill.

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WKU graduate students awarded counseling fellowships from NBCC Foundation

WKU graduate students awarded counseling fellowships from NBCC Foundation

May 3rd, 2018

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, has selected WKU graduate students Chelsea Spears and Mary Cullen Servodidio for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program-Addictions Counselors.

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Ninth annual WKU storm chase class begins May 14

Ninth annual WKU storm chase class begins May 14

May 2nd, 2018

For the ninth year, WKU students in Dr. Josh Durkee’s "Field Methods in Weather Analysis and Forecasting" course will become a mobile forecast team in their journey across the Great Plains to forecast, analyze, document and study severe convective storms.

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WKU Public Broadcasting develops training program for ASD students

WKU Public Broadcasting develops training program for ASD students

Apr 25th, 2018

WKU Public Broadcasting is establishing an innovative training program to serve the growing number of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

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WKU recognized among Gilman Scholarship top producers

WKU recognized among Gilman Scholarship top producers

Apr 24th, 2018

WKU has been named a 2016-17 top producer of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs.

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Attention WKU students: It's time to complete course evaluations

Apr 24th, 2018

Attention WKU students: Please visit wku.evaluationkit.com to complete your Spring 2018 course evaluations. Students completing all course evaluations by May 3 will receive early access to grades on TopNet.

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WKU student receives Hollings Scholarship

WKU student receives Hollings Scholarship

Apr 20th, 2018

WKU student Dallas McKinney of Mayfield is one of 120 undergraduate students selected for the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

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3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

3 WKU students awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grants

Apr 19th, 2018

Three WKU students have been awarded study abroad grants worth $1,000 each from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They are among a select group of 50 students nationwide to receive the award.

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WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU student Lauren Pedersen of Barbourville was selected as a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.

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WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

WKU again named Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU has been recognized as a 2017 Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. WKU has received the designation for promoting healthy trees and engaging students in staff in the spirt of conservation each year since 2010.

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